[ltp] Re: Re: T520: Not loud enough
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:02:23 +0200
Steven J. Owens wrote:
>> I have the same problem, I haven't found an answer (other than to
>> plug in internal speakers). I've tried pavu, alsamixer, etc.
> Interestingly, I just found something that makes the audio almost
> good enough. I have a t520 with nvidia and an intel core i7, running
> xubuntu 11.10. I don't remember seeing this under standard ubuntu, it's
> either specific to xubuntu or was added relatively recently:
> When I click the menu bar sound icon and select "Sound Settings",
> the resulting popup has a slider for "Output volume:", and here's the
> interesting part - it goes past 100%. When I drag the slider all the
> way to the far-right, sound is almost good enough!
This is probably pavucontrol - while the application that makes noise is
running you get the option to over-amplify. KMixer does not offer this